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Paraguayan Guarani (PYG)

The Paraguayan Guarani is the primary currency of Paraguay. This currency is used by an estimated 6,956,071 people. Based on our estimate, Paraguayan Guarani is the #89 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Paraguayan Guarani is "PYG". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 600. The currency symbol for the Guarani is "Gs".

Paraguayan Guarani conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

PYG Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Paraguayan Guarani is Paraguay.

There are approximately 6,956,071 people around the world who use the Paraguayan Guarani. The Paraguayan Guarani is the #89 most used widely currency is the world.

6,956,071 user population
Ranked #89 in the world

PYG Exchange Rates

1 Paraguayan Guarani equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: Gs4,000.49


Inverse: Gs7,067.92
British Pound


Inverse: Gs8,006.17
Indian Rupee


Inverse: Gs85.75
Japanese Yen


Inverse: Gs59.66
US Dollar


Inverse: Gs6,489.021

† Rates last updated at 40 minutes ago

‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions

PYG Currency Facts

PYG Details

ISO 4217 CodePYG
ISO 4217 Number600
Unit NameGuarani
Currency NicknamesN.a.

PYG Denominations

Minor Unit NameN.a.
Minor Unit Symbol N.a.
Minor UnitsN.a.
Frequently Used banknotesGs1000, Gs2000, Gs5000, Gs10000, Gs20000, Gs50000, Gs100000
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used CoinsGs50, Gs100, Gs500
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

PYG Issuance

Central BankBanco Central del Paraguay
Central Bank Website

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population6,956,071 people
Population Rank#89
PYG Inflation Rate3.98%
Inflation Rank#37

† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.

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2020 PYG Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Banco Central del Paraguay. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Paraguayan Guarani may also be closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed
Heroes' Day March 1, 2020 Closed
Holy Thursday April 9, 2020 Closed
Good Friday April 10, 2020 Closed
Labour Day May 1, 2020 Closed
Independence Day Holiday May 14, 2020 Closed
Independence Day May 15, 2020 Closed
Chaco Armistice June 12, 2020 Closed
Founding of Asuncion August 15, 2020 Closed
Boqueron Battle Day September 29, 2020 Closed
Immaculate Conception December 8, 2020 Closed
Christmas Eve December 24, 2020 Partial Day
Christmas Day December 25, 2020 Closed
Last Day of Year December 31, 2020 Closed